Table A-2. Employment status of the civilian population by race, sex, and age

HOUSEHOLD DATA
Table A-2. Employment status of the civilian population by race, sex, and age
[Numbers in thousands]
Employment status, race, sex, and age Not seasonally adjusted Seasonally adjusted(1)
June
2013
May
2014
June
2014
June
2013
Feb.
2014
Mar.
2014
Apr.
2014
May
2014
June
2014

WHITE

Civilian noninstitutional population

194,254 195,310 195,416 194,254 195,029 195,117 195,210 195,310 195,416

Civilian labor force

124,627 123,443 124,241 123,752 123,641 123,763 123,111 123,287 123,379

Participation rate

64.2 63.2 63.6 63.7 63.4 63.4 63.1 63.1 63.1

Employed

116,132 117,029 117,383 115,557 116,447 116,581 116,601 116,669 116,778

Employment-population ratio

59.8 59.9 60.1 59.5 59.7 59.7 59.7 59.7 59.8

Unemployed

8,495 6,414 6,858 8,195 7,193 7,183 6,510 6,618 6,600

Unemployment rate

6.8 5.2 5.5 6.6 5.8 5.8 5.3 5.4 5.3

Not in labor force

69,628 71,867 71,175 70,502 71,388 71,353 72,099 72,022 72,037

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

64,843 64,482 64,697 64,617 64,594 64,724 64,445 64,343 64,435

Participation rate

73.3 72.4 72.6 73.1 72.6 72.7 72.4 72.2 72.3

Employed

60,951 61,389 61,652 60,619 61,020 61,282 61,182 61,129 61,291

Employment-population ratio

68.9 68.9 69.2 68.6 68.6 68.9 68.7 68.6 68.8

Unemployed

3,892 3,094 3,045 3,998 3,574 3,441 3,264 3,214 3,144

Unemployment rate

6.0 4.8 4.7 6.2 5.5 5.3 5.1 5.0 4.9

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

54,239 54,599 54,194 54,475 54,635 54,509 54,277 54,520 54,454

Participation rate

58.1 58.2 57.7 58.4 58.3 58.1 57.9 58.1 58.0

Employed

50,893 52,043 51,523 51,226 51,822 51,597 51,730 51,864 51,847

Employment-population ratio

54.5 55.5 54.9 54.9 55.3 55.0 55.2 55.3 55.2

Unemployed

3,346 2,556 2,671 3,250 2,813 2,911 2,547 2,656 2,606

Unemployment rate

6.2 4.7 4.9 6.0 5.1 5.3 4.7 4.9 4.8

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

5,545 4,361 5,350 4,659 4,412 4,531 4,389 4,425 4,490

Participation rate

44.3 35.2 43.2 37.2 35.6 36.5 35.4 35.7 36.3

Employed

4,289 3,598 4,208 3,712 3,606 3,701 3,690 3,676 3,640

Employment-population ratio

34.3 29.0 34.0 29.7 29.1 29.9 29.8 29.7 29.4

Unemployed

1,256 763 1,143 947 807 830 699 749 850

Unemployment rate

22.7 17.5 21.4 20.3 18.3 18.3 15.9 16.9 18.9

BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN

Civilian noninstitutional population

30,355 30,787 30,821 30,355 30,685 30,719 30,755 30,787 30,821

Civilian labor force

18,852 18,717 18,992 18,611 18,654 18,756 18,720 18,715 18,791

Participation rate

62.1 60.8 61.6 61.3 60.8 61.1 60.9 60.8 61.0

Employed

16,154 16,618 16,885 16,090 16,416 16,437 16,556 16,564 16,784

Employment-population ratio

53.2 54.0 54.8 53.0 53.5 53.5 53.8 53.8 54.5

Unemployed

2,698 2,099 2,107 2,521 2,237 2,319 2,164 2,151 2,007

Unemployment rate

14.3 11.2 11.1 13.5 12.0 12.4 11.6 11.5 10.7

Not in labor force

11,502 12,070 11,829 11,744 12,031 11,963 12,035 12,072 12,029

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

8,411 8,516 8,674 8,354 8,430 8,496 8,435 8,496 8,592

Participation rate

67.5 66.9 68.1 67.1 66.6 67.0 66.4 66.8 67.5

Employed

7,331 7,516 7,752 7,272 7,345 7,470 7,522 7,519 7,660

Employment-population ratio

58.9 59.1 60.9 58.4 58.0 58.9 59.2 59.1 60.1

Unemployed

1,079 1,000 922 1,082 1,085 1,026 913 977 932

Unemployment rate

12.8 11.7 10.6 13.0 12.9 12.1 10.8 11.5 10.9

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian labor force

9,551 9,504 9,563 9,537 9,594 9,614 9,583 9,521 9,566

Participation rate

62.3 61.1 61.4 62.2 61.9 62.0 61.7 61.2 61.4

Employed

8,365 8,619 8,670 8,409 8,646 8,554 8,590 8,564 8,702

Employment-population ratio

54.6 55.4 55.7 54.9 55.8 55.1 55.3 55.1 55.9

Unemployed

1,186 885 893 1,128 948 1,060 993 957 864

Unemployment rate

12.4 9.3 9.3 11.8 9.9 11.0 10.4 10.0 9.0

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian labor force

891 696 755 720 630 646 701 698 632

Participation rate

34.7 27.7 30.1 28.0 24.9 25.6 27.9 27.8 25.2

Employed

458 483 463 409 425 413 443 481 421

Employment-population ratio

17.8 19.2 18.4 15.9 16.9 16.4 17.6 19.1 16.8

Unemployed

433 214 292 311 204 233 258 217 211

Unemployment rate

48.6 30.7 38.7 43.2 32.4 36.1 36.8 31.1 33.4

ASIAN

Civilian noninstitutional population

13,291 13,771 13,807 - - - - - -

Civilian labor force

8,737 8,755 8,746 - - - - - -

Participation rate

65.7 63.6 63.3 - - - - - -

Employed

8,302 8,287 8,301 - - - - - -

Employment-population ratio

62.5 60.2 60.1 - - - - - -

Unemployed

435 467 445 - - - - - -

Unemployment rate

5.0 5.3 5.1 - - - - - -

Not in labor force

4,554 5,016 5,061 - - - - - -

Footnotes
(1) The population figures are not adjusted for seasonal variation; therefore, identical numbers appear in the unadjusted and seasonally adjusted columns.

- Data not available.
NOTE: Estimates for the above race groups will not sum to totals shown in table A-1 because data are not presented for all races. Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

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Last Modified Date: July 03, 2014